Beside above, is there a badminton World Cup?
The BWF World Championships (formerly known as IBF World Championships, also known as the World Badminton Championships) is a badminton tournament sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF). The tournament offers the most ranking points, together with Summer Olympics badminton tournaments.
Besides, when was the last badminton World Cup held?
Who is the No 1 female badminton player?
BWF World Rankings
|RANK||COUNTRY / TERRITORY||PLAYER|
|1||TPE||TAI Tzu Ying|
|2||CHN||CHEN Yu Fei|
Japan’s Kento Momota has retained the top spot, with 109118 point. Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen found himself in the second position, while his compatriot Anders Antonsen is ranked 3rd.
|BWF World Rankings (Men’s singles) as of 3 August 2021|
Whilst badminton is a minority sport in the US it is widely played in Britain, Denmark, Sweden, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea and several other countries. Britain alone has 4 million players, about 8% of the population. As a spectator sport it is very popular in the far east.
The record for the most number of tournaments won in a single calendar year is held by Gao Ling of China who won an unprecedented nine titles in the 2007 BWF Super Series edition.
Badminton World Federation
|Headquarters||Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia|
|Badminton in India|
|Governing body||Badminton Association of India|
The 2021 BWF World Tour (officially known as 2021 HSBC BWF World Tour for sponsorship reasons) is the fourth season of the BWF World Tour of badminton, a circuit of 23 tournaments which leads up to the World Tour Finals tournament.